post·​test ˈpōs(t)-ˌtest How to pronounce posttest (audio)
: a test given to students after completion of an instructional program or segment and often used in conjunction with a pretest to measure their achievement and the effectiveness of the program

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of posttest was in 1942

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“Posttest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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